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Planet SOS: New technology can save rare rhino

Rob Reynolds, Al Jazeera | October 8, 2019

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Scientists are developing a robotic tool which can save one of the world’s rarest creatures. They say an unprecedented wave of wildlife extinction is under way because of global warming, a loss of habitat and poaching.

Original photo by David Yarrow

They are trying to save some critically-endangered species, including the Northern White Rhino, which has been hunted to obliteration.

The project aims to produce a self-sustaining herd of Northern White Rhinos, first in captivity and then returned to the wild in Africa.

Al Jazeera’s Rob Reynolds reports from Escondido city in California.